J. Craig Goodwin is a Co-founder of Naturally Splendid. As CEO, Craig has been instrumental in the transition from private Company to public Company raising over $20,000,000 CDN in the process. In addition to his role as CEO, Craig’s responsibilities included International Business Development where he oversaw the development of a South Korean project generating over $7,000,000 CDN in 2016.Currently, Craig is developing business in South Korea, Japan, China, Germany and Australia to name a few.Previous to his appointment as CEO of Naturally Splendid, Craig accumulated over 30 years of sales and marketing experience including Senior Account Executive for one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world, The Jim Pattison Sign Group. While with The Jim Pattison Sign Group, Craig was one of the most successful sales executives in Western Canada and received numerous awards for outstanding sales achievements.
In addition to sales and marketing Craig has consulted for numerous public companies providing services from Investor Relations, raising Venture Capital as well as business development.
Bryan’s vision of a company distributing healthy food choices is a driving force behind Naturally Splendid® and the foundations of which this company originated. For the past four years Bryan has overseen the operations of Naturally Splendid® including establishing supply channels, packaging and product development. Bryan’s insight and vision has proved invaluable as part of the management team.
Mr. Carson created, operated and sold a successful retail store in Vancouver, B.C. His hands-on retail expertise from the conceptual planning stages through construction and launch are of great value in developing our relationship with major food distribution channels.
George Ragogna has over 30 years experience in the Canadian financial services industry with over 20 years in a progressive leadership role specializing in; strategic planning, corporate sales, workforce optimization and regulatory compliance. George successfully manages and supports a call center of over 550 employees, ensuring new and existing staff are trained and knowledgeable in the financial services industry and compliance processes.
George brings unique business acumen and strong technical skills that will strengthen Naturally Splendid board.
Mr. Gilmour's professional career began in sales and marketing with internationally recognized brands such as: Libby's (Libby, McNeil and Libby); Playtex Corp.; and Black and Decker. Mr. Gilmour has also owned and operated chain grocery outlets including owner/operator of a Super Valu grocery store in Vancouver, B.C., for over five years. He has a successful record taking businesses with existing consumer bases and growing that business. Mr. Gilmour joined Independent Pharmacist Inc. where he leveraged his sales, marketing and management skills to drive membership significantly, increasing sales tenfold from $2-million to $22-million over a span of four years. When the business was sold, Mr. Gilmour turned to building another business, Vancouver Wholesale Drugs, in which he was a partner and general manager overseeing a sales increase from $5-million to $70-million in just six years. Mr. Gilmour then returned to the grocery world purchasing an IGA grocery store in Vancouver, B.C., that he operated for over eight years. More recently, Mr. Gilmour has been advising small- to medium-business owners in infrastructure, financing, sales and marketing.
Mr. Tarr's professional career has spanned almost three decades as an information technology and Internet marketing consultant. Mr. Tarr has held several senior marketing management and IT executive positions, applying his decades of experience in technology, management and leadership to deliver business results for organizations in the high-tech, pharmaceutical, tourism, entertainment, on-line gaming and real estate sectors.
Mr. Tarr has worked for globally recognized organizations such as Coca-Cola, Disney and Nickelodeon. As a consultant, he has guided over a hundred small and medium-sized businesses, developing and implementing on-line, e-commerce strategies.
Settling in Vancouver, Canada, Mr. Tarr focused on Internet marketing with an emphasis on search-engine optimization and social media automation for the on-line gaming industry, including a position as senior SEO strategist for Bodog, a major on-line gaming brand. Mr. Tarr has also held the positions of ITSM (IT service management) head, chief technology officer and IT solutions provider at Oriental Game, Asia's leading on-line gaming solutions provider.
Mr. Tarr has started numerous lucrative business ventures, and has built and operated many successful search engines including a property management franchise. He co-founded Waveless Websystems Inc., where he developed e-commerce solutions for the home building industry, which led him to Southeast Asia to expand the company's software development team.